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Mike Jackson

Mike Jackson, FAIA, is a Springfield, Ill.–based architect and a visiting professor of architecture at the University of Illinois Urbana–Champaign. He led the architectural division of the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency for more than 30 years and now champions the development of the Association for Preservation Technology's Building Technology Heritage Library, an online archive of pre-1964 AEC documents.

Mike Jackson's Posts

A Snapshot of Set and Theater Design of the 20th Century A Snapshot of Set and Theater Design of the 20th Century

Plaster ornamentation, automated curtain controls, and cooling systems were all available for movie houses. Read more

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The Evolution of Office Design and Pre-fab Partitions of the 20th Century The Evolution of Office Design and Pre-fab Partitions of the 20th Century

Metal partitions were used for office space, as well as bathroom and hospital interiors. Read more

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Celebrating the 1920s House: A Style for Every Taste Celebrating the 1920s House: A Style for Every Taste

Catalogs of house plans demonstrate how trade organizations guided tastes of the time. Read more

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Bathrooms: From Bare Bones to Personal Sanctuaries Bathrooms: From Bare Bones to Personal Sanctuaries

These 19th- and 20th-century catalogs trace the addition of design to what were once simply known as "necessary" rooms. Read more

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Chicago's Legacy as a Hub for Building Products and Innovaton Chicago's Legacy as a Hub for Building Products and Innovaton

Known for its architecture, the city played a prominent role in the history of catalog publications by manufacturers and trade associations. Read more

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Projects

Prism Tower Prism Tower

Christian de Portzamparc

CitySpaces MicroPAD CitySpaces MicroPAD

Panoramic Interests

Burrawong House Burrawong House

Bijl Architecture

S:t Erik Indoor Park S:t Erik Indoor Park

Utopia Arkitekter

The Big Bend The Big Bend

Oiio Studio

Lincoln Park House Lincoln Park House

HBRA Architects

Bosjes Chapel Bosjes Chapel

Steyn Studio

One Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza One Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza

Studios Architecture

1 Hillside 1 Hillside

Tim Cuppett Architects

Concrete at Alserkal Avenue Concrete at Alserkal Avenue

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)

Shaolin Flying Monks Temple Shaolin Flying Monks Temple

Mailitis Architects

New York at Its Core New York at Its Core

Studio Joseph

Oberholz Mountain Hut Oberholz Mountain Hut

Peter Pichler Architecture

Giacomo Zanella Primary School Giacomo Zanella Primary School

Giulia de Appolonia

De Maria Pavilion De Maria Pavilion

Gluckman Tang Architects

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